Marlon Richards

Marlon Richards

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NEW YORK, NY – February 28, 2018 – The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, visited New York last week and attended The University of the West Indies Twenty-First Annual Awards Gala on February 22.

Ms. Mary Tate celebrated her 104th birthday at Help Age Belize on February 8, 2018. She is from Honduras but has been living in Belize since the 1980s. She put all her grandchildren through school at Holy Redeemer by making bread and potato pound, says her granddaughter, Lorna Fisher (above). She celebrated her birthday with Fisher, other grandchildren and extended family. She has been living at the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly for 6 years. According to her Fisher, Ms. Tate is extremely protective of her grandchildren. Ms. Tate's only son passed away many years ago. According to Fisher, Ms. Tate loves dancing and singing. According to Bernard Adolphus, Chairman of the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly, Ms. Tate is "well-spoken," "vibrant and funny at times." 

In Florida, as in other states, the NRA spends disproportionately more money through its political action committees (PACs) on Republicans than it does on Democrats. Find out what members of Florida’s congressional delegation had to say about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting contrasted with the amount of money NRA PACs have spent for or against each elected official, based on a Florida Center for Investigative Reporting review of Federal Election Commission campaign finance data. Read the full story.

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Saturday, March 17, 2018.